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September 10, 2017

‘Time has come’ for new Black left-wing movement

More than 40 key activists from around the country met in Nottingham for the inaugural meeting of the Grassroots Black Left on Saturday.One of them, veteran socialist campaigner, Mike Wongsam, who...

Mayor slammed for ducking fees hike issue

London Mayor Boris Johnson has been attacked for refusing to say whether or  not he supports the government's planned controversial rise in university tuition fees.Contacted by The-Latest, the Mayor's office issued a statement from a spokesperson who ...

Is student leader Aaron Porter the enemy within?

Besieged president of the National Union of Students in the UK Aaron Porter is facing mounting pressure from his members to resign after attacking militant protestors, writes Deborah Hobson.They are bitterly disappointed by Porter's criticis ...

Glenn Beck and Elements of the Right Wing in America

Glenn Beck, of FOXNews fame, often displays what could be characterised as an inability to self regulate his more inflammatory violent speech and theatrics writes Karen Hatter.He assuredly will profess, un-beknownst to him, there are those like Freewa ...

Role of the TEA Party in American politics

Karen HatterA desire for smaller government, abolishing taxes and getting government out of US citizen’s lives are just a few of the unifying  themes among all those affiliated with and identified as supporters of the TEA party. TEA party = Taxed Enou ...

Campaigners applaud pledge to end jailing of child migrants

 Campaigners applaud pledge to end jailing of child migrantsEmma Foster - Community NewswireBritain's new coalition government has been praised by a legal charity for announcing an end to the the detention of children for immigration purposes.Refugee ...

Why aren't Black deaths in custody an election issue?

Thomas L BlairIn all the 2010 election brouhaha about fairness in society, no political party has made the alarming number of deaths of Black people in police custody a priority.However, thanks to the GPI Generation (the heirs of the “Stop Police Brutality ...

Prime minister was right to call Gillian Duffy 'a bigot'

Marc WadsworthAmbushed British prime minister Gordon Brown will use tonight's final televised leaders debate to apologise again for calling an elderly Labour supporter a bigot. But he should not be saying sorry.Brown made the unguarded remark, which his ri ...

Labour Party shores up vote among low-income families

Jon LandLabour has strengthened support among its traditional voter base of low-income families and blue-collar workers over the last month, according to a survey released this week.The poll suggests that low earners - who make up 14 million of the elector ...

'Brown's babies' poised to be biggest General Election winners

The-Latest - EXCLUSIVEThere will be plenty of fresh-faced high-flyers, lots more women and an increase in African Caribbean and Asia MPs in the British parliament this year, according to a groups of leading political lobbyists. But a special study by ...

Randy politician Iris Robinson inspired by Simon and Garfunkel

In Northern Ireland good news is that the stories of dour men and bombs and proclamations and more dour men in beige car coats has been broken by the tale of wife of the troubled province's leader Iris Robinson’s affair with a teenager. Iris Robinson ...

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